My Friend Alexa

STANDING IN THE FIRST ROW

Welcome back! Here is the eighth and the final post in ‘The Little Girl’ series written as past of My Friend Alexa Campaign. Happy reading friends! A new session was always exciting. New classroom, new books, new teachers and new promises. The little girl was sad about leaving her baby sister home, but she couldn’t …

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A NEW BEGINNING

Hola friends! Here is the seventh offering in ‘The Little Girl’ series written for children. This chapter is linked to the previous post ‘Nobody Loves Me Anymore’. You may read it here. That evening father was home earlier than his usual time. He brought with him a packet of piping hot samosas and yummy spiral …

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NO LONGER LITTLE

Hello once again, friends. Here is the fifth post in ‘The Little Girl’ series being written for children. Hope you enjoy reading this one! ***************************************************************************************** It was the longest walk of her life in the snow. The roads were not their usual self. They were quiet and cold. Most shops were closed. Only few had …

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HIGH NECK IN WINTERS

Hello friends. Here is the fourth offering in ‘The Little Girl’ series, for children. Illustration by my nine-year-old daughter, Sarah. ****************************************************************************************************** The little girl was sorting through the clothes in her bag. She was taking longer than usual. “Hurry up, little one,” her aunt called out. “We are going to get late for hospital.” The …

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WELCOME TO THE NEW SCHOOL (MY FRIEND ALEXA)

Hi friends. This is the second post in the ‘Little Girl Series’ for children which is being written for My Friend Alexa. The illustration is by my nine year old daughter, Sarah. ***************************************** It was a large playground. Rows of girls stood in pigtails and blue ribbons, knee length pleated skirts and blue blazers. The …

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THE BUTTERFLY FLUTTERED ITS WINGS (MY FRIEND ALEXA)

Friends, credit is due for the first paragraph of this story to my nine-year-old daughter who is delighted by this series and is also the illustrator for the same.         “It’s a clear blue sky,” said the little girl’s mother, looking up. “Yes!” the little girl replied, but did not bother to look up herself. She …

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My Friend Alexa Season 5- The Little Girl Series

The little girl ran down the slope and rushed into the park. It was five in the evening. Her playmates were already preparing to go back home. She had to make the most of whatever little time she had. She was late by thirty minutes. Their usual meeting time was four-thirty. The Hindi examination had …

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My Friend Alexa, Season 4- Reflection Post

The My Friend Alexa campaign, Season 4, was conducted by Blogchatter in September, 2019. Being a newbie blogger, I have just been trying to find my feet in the blogging world. After a rather slow start, I had participated in Blogchatter’s A to Z Challenge 2019, which was conducted in April this year. For both …

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The End is Just Another Beginning

I have always believed that there was history before history, and there is history after history. For every end is just another beginning. When I started “A Not-so Historical Tale of Shimla Town”, I had just one book in my hand (Edward J Buck’s ‘Simla: Past and Present’, published in the year 1904). Which meant …

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